Title: Social Worker, LMSW-Genetics (Nex) (Fort Worth)
Cook Children's Physician Network
The network includes primary care physicians and/or pediatric specialists with offices in Tarrant, Denton, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties. Through the network, Cook Children's has established physician offices in several medically underserved, predominately low-income neighborhoods. The network also has increased access to pediatric specialty care through outreach clinics in many communities in North and West Texas.
Each thought and decision of our employees is guided by the Promiseto improve the health of every child in our region. It's that passion for serving children and their families that empowers all of us who work for Cook Children's.
We welcome you to explore opportunities to become part of our network, and part of the Promise.
The LMSW Social Worker provides services to patients and families coping with acute or chronic medical conditions resulting from Genetic or Metabolic conditions. The Social Worker provides ongoing supportive counseling aimed at maintaining the functional behavior of families. The social worker assesses families for needed assistance with resource procurement to support the family’s effort in caring for their child in either the ambulatory or inpatient care setting.
Education & Experience
Masters degree from a graduate school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education required
Five years experience in medical social work required
Bilingual ability preferred
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
Certification by the State of Texas as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Current CPR certification required
***This position is located in Fort Worth, Texas***
Why join Cook Children's Physician Network?
Cook Children's Physician Network (CCPN) attracts and retains highly skilled physicians from around the United States and the world.
The management philosophy and organizational culture allow physicians to focus on patient care, while expanding their medical knowledge.
Cook Children's Physician Network is unique because it is Promise driven, financially sound and one of the largest pediatric networks in the country.
About Fort Worth?
Fort Worth is a thriving city full of today's modern amenities, while keeping its small-town feel.
You will find:
Top-rated public and private schools.
Five world-class museums
A lively and entertainment packed downtown.
Many family-friendly annual events.
World-class performance arts.
Upscale, eclectic boutiques and other unique shop located downtown
A top-ranked zoo by Family Life magazine, Los Angeles Times and USA Today, plus a nature center and botanic garden.
Amazing resources are available in a city with an affordable cost of living
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.